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performing at president obama's inauguration. >>> first, to that blizzard. cnn crews covering the story from about every angle you can imagine. some have been knee deep in the snow. some have actually been in the snow. our coverage spans atlanta to new york to rhode island. and that's where we begin this morning. poppy harlow is in downtown providence where it is a tad chilly. good morning. >> reporter: just a tad chilly. good morning you to, marty. good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us on this saturday morning. what was treacherous here in providence rhode island overnight has turned beautiful. a snowy, white, downtown providence. still pretty bare. a lot of people not yet coming out of their homes. all of the roads in rhode island under the direction of the governor are completely closed to anything but emergency vehicles because they have a big issue with downed power lines. we've still got about 179,000 homes here in rhode island. that's nearly 1/5 of the population that are affected or without power completely. no power means no heat. they want to keep the roads clear, get th
is responsible for the uptick. >>> michelle obama will attend today's funeral for 15-year-old ad adiapendleton. she was gunned down a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. she had no gang affiliation, was likely not even the intended target. we'll have a report from chicago coming up later this morning. >>> a judge in cleveland sentenced an amish man behind the beard cutting attacks to 15 years in prison. several of his followers received shorter sentences. >>> wikileaks founder julian assange has waded into the drone debate, slamming the u.s. government saying it has the right to kill, that is, u.s. citizens perceived to be, quote, imminent terror threats, unquote. >>> for the huntative suspected cop killer, is that suspect hiding out in a popular ski resort area in california? go live to los angeles next. website builder with five pages and basic email just $49.99! that's up to 76 percent below online providers and only at officemax stores! get ready for a lot more of that new-plane smell. we're building the youngest, most modern fleet among the largest us airlines to ensu
. >>> president obama is pressuring congress to get to wo work. he wants a deal on those forced spending cuts that go into effect march 1st if no deal gets done. that means a cut of $85 billion this year. we've been telling you what those cuts mean to you. athena jones tells us what that means to you on early education. >> reporter: dropping her grandson off at an early head start center in virginia. give me a kiss. love you. >> they're all different sizes. >> reporter: she says the preschool program for low-income families is vital to his success. >> when they do get into kindergarten, they know their a, b, cs, they know how to count. my 7-year-old, she started off in early head start at 3. very smart, honor roll student and it came from early head start. >> reporter: ward supports three children by cleaning hotel rooms so she relies on head start for child care. her 3-year-old niece is on the wait list for head start but she could become up to 70,000 kids the administration says will be shut out of the program if forced spending cuts go into effect this friday. those cuts would come even as
. >>> number two, michelle obama will attend today's funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton, the chicago student was gunned down a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. police told our affiliates that pendleton had no gang affiliation and was likely not the intended target. we will have a report from chicago that will be coming up later this morning. >>> number three, former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. has signed a plea deal with prosecutors. the well-known civil rights leader was under investigation for misusing campaign funds. details of that are unknown, but according to local reports out of chicago, he could still face prison time. >>> number four, a judge in cleveland sentenced an amish man behind a string of beard-cutting attacks to 15 years in prison. he was convicted of hate crimes, kidnapping, and conspiracy. and then number five, in phoenix, the murder trial of jodi arias took a dramatic turn this week. arias took the stand and admitted to killing her ex-boyfriend travis alexander. she described how she stabbed him 27 times, shot him in the face, a
his confirmation at least for now. they are demanding more information from president obama on the attack in benghazi. joining me as they do every week on cnn, democratic strategist maria cordona and amy holmes, editor for "the blaze." maria, i'll start with you. >> good morning. >> talk about a testy confirmation hearing. is this just the latest part of some playground, or do you think there's more to this? >> i think it is absolutely the latest in partisan politics, susan. and i think it doesn't bode well for the republicans. they already have a perception from the american people that this is the party of no, the party of obstruction. the party that just wants to deny president obama whatever it is that he is asking for. and they haven't really offered anything positive for the american people to support them on. and i think this is just the latest in that. and you see it from their own words, they said, look, this is just a hold, we're not going to -- we just need him to wait for a little bit. we want more from the administration on benghazi. that's a little ridiculous b
days now away from those forced spending cuts. $85 billion in cuts this year. and president obama has been pushing house republicans to come up with a plan. meanwhile, we're getting warnings about what to expect if those cuts take place. >> flights to major cities like new york, chicago, and san francisco and others could experience delays of up to 90 minutes during peak hours because we have fewer controllers on staff. delays in these major airports will ripple across the country. >> we talked about new york, chicago, and san francisco, but it's not just the big airports that will have to scale back. smaller airports across the country could be forced to close. the transportation department could close control towers at as men as 100 small airports. >>> now to the latest on lance armstrong. you know, the department of justice is set to now join a lawsuit against the disgraced cycling star. armstrong admitted to using performance enhancing drugs when he won those seven tour de france titles. now the suit centers on the fact that armstrong rode for the postal service team. it alleges t
here because it is looking very political because this is president obama's nominee. and a former colleague of theirs. they are grilling him, probably a lot harder than they grilled john kerry and probably a lot harder than what they're going to gillrill a lot of democrats. i think he will get confirmed. the white house is pretty confident he will get confirmed. he shares a lot of president obama's views. a lot of the questions focused on iraq, a war that has ended, and not on afghanistan which is where a lot of questions are -- >> yeah, that has been some of the criticism. that it was looking backward instead of looking forward. and as far as mccain goes, they got into it over that surge in iraq. and the surge of troops in iraq and afghanistan. does the former republican senator, does he have enough support do you think to get the job? >> well, chuck hagel's hearing, i think inept would be a generous word to describe. it of course they're going to pour through the senator's statements and decisions to discern and ascertain his judgment on really crucial, crucial matters facing ou
, the obama administration is urging the supreme court to strike down a federal law that denies benefits to married same sex couples. the defense of marriage act or doma describes marriage only between a man or woman. in a brief timed, doma treats gay and lesbian couples unequally violating the constitution. the court will hear argument next month. >>> last week, revealed a nuclear waste tank at a washington facility was leaking. now the governor says six tanks at the hanford nuclear site are leaking toxic sludge. he says there's no immediate health risk to the public but calls the leak disturbing. the facility is considered to be the nation's most contaminated nuclear site. >>> number four now. the pentagon grounded the entire fleet of f-35 fighter jets because a crack was found in the engine of one of the planes during a routine inspection. at $400 billion, the f-35 program is the most expensive weapon system in military history. number five, police are on an intense manhunt foreign the occupants of a range rover involved in a las vegas shooting. shots fired from that car killed the dr
for a complete overhaul. >> i think today is an important first step. >> president obama warned a first step alone won't be enough. >> if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal and insist that they vote on it right away. >> ah, politics. something hillary clinton won't have to worry about now. she's officially done as secretary of state. what could possibly be next? >> have you decided that you absolutely will not run? >> well, i have absolutely no plans to run. i am trying to finish my term as secretary of state. and the president and i had a good laugh the other night. >> during this exchange on cbs. >> you guys in the press are incori incorrigib incorrigible. i was literally inaugurated four days ago and you're talking about elections four years from now. >> who knows, maybe me will see more texts from hillary in the future. blackberry unveiled a new phone and a new name. >> rim becomes blackberry. >> not the most original but how is the product? >> i love the new browser. it's super fast. >> alicia keys is paid to say that, as b
. >>> president obama heads to minneapolis tomorrow to talk about his plan for gun control. back in washington, everyone is talking about a certain photo released by the white house. this photo. it is response to calls for proof after the president revealed in an interview that he likes to go skeet shooting at camp david. the senior adviser tweeted this, for all the skeeters, potus shoots clay targets on the range at camp david. make our day, let the photo shop conspiracies begin. before the picture was released, a chorus of conservatives questioned the white house's claim like congresswoman marcia blackburn. >> if he's a skeet shooter, why have we not heard of this, seen photos, why has he not referenced it at any point in time. as we had this debate that's ongoing, you would have thought it would have been a point of reference. >> the nra is responding saying, quote, one picture does not erase a lifetime supporting every gun ban and gun-control scheme imaginable. >>> it is super bowl sunday. we'll hear from the president. today news anchor scott pelley gets the call. he talk to the president
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